Big Sam wants Sunderland to shed escape artists tag

2016-05-12 07:30

Sam Allardyce steeled Sunderland for a crucial close season as they bid to end their reputation as EPL relegation escape specialists.

Allardyce calls for Sunderland calm

2016-05-06 21:00

Relegation-threatened Sunderland's manager Sam Allardyce has warned his players to learn from Tottenham Hotspur's mistakes.

Allardyce will be happy to win ugly

2016-04-15 18:00

It's win at all costs for Sunderland and Sam Allardyce believes Norwich City will be happy with a draw.

Missed opportunity irks Allardyce

2016-03-08 11:30

Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce sees the result as two points lost instead of a point gained in the battle to avoid the drop.

Black Cats attitude irks Big Sam

2016-03-01 16:15

Frustrated Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce said his players were not realising the severity of the relegation situation they find themselves in.

Big Sam wants five wins

2016-02-26 09:10

Manager Sam Allardyce has set second from bottom Sunderland a target of five wins from the rest of the season.

Big Sam wants 'big-game mentality'

2016-01-21 11:30

Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce challenged his players to rediscover their 'big-game mentality'.

Wenger: Arsenal can handle trophy quest

2016-01-10 10:00

Arsene Wenger says he is not concerned that fixture congestion could derail Arsenal's bid for multiple trophies.

Late show hands Sunderland win

2015-11-28 20:04

Two goals in two minutes late in the game gave Sunderland a victory over Stoke City that took the Black Cats out of the relegation zone.

Allardyce not getting carried away

2015-10-26 08:26

Sunderland's hammering of Newcastle will not alter new manager Sam Allardyce's opinion about the size of his task.


Allardyce hails Black Cats' fighting spirit

2016-05-09 09:51

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce expressed his delight after a dramatic victory over Chelsea kept his side's survival hopes alive.

Sam chooses Lee's grit over Jack's technique

2016-04-28 14:18

Sam Allardyce explained his recent preference of Lee Cattermole over Jack Rodwell, stating that desire trumps ability in the relegation fight.

Allardyce frustrated by more dropped points

2016-04-11 18:30

Sam Allardyce has cited Sunderland's loss to Leicester City as another example of his team's recent tendency to surrender points.

Allardyce 'gobsmacked' by Johnson guilty plea

2016-03-03 19:05

Sunderland's Sam Allardyce was "gobsmacked" to learn that Adam Johnson had pleaded guilty to under-age sex charges.

Antonio keeps Sunderland in trouble

2016-02-27 17:09

Michail Antonio struck as West Ham United enhanced their European qualifying hopes and snuffed out Sunderland's recent mini-revival with a victory.

Sunderland predicament looks grim

2016-02-04 09:00

Sam Allardyce said his relegation-threatened side were in "big trouble" despite producing their best performance against Man City.

Sunderland take N'Doye on loan

2016-01-14 19:45

Sunderland have signed Senegal striker Dame N'Doye on loan from Trabzonspor until the end of the season.

Big Sam keen to hold on to Defoe

2016-01-08 12:30

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe will not be sold during the January transfer window unless the club receive an exceptional offer.

Allardyce 'is very organised' - Fletcher

2015-10-27 18:21

Sunderland's Steven Fletcher has already seen the difference Sam Allardyce has made to the dressing room.

Derby pressure on me - Allardyce

2015-10-20 13:50

Sam Allardyce insists there is more pressure on him than Newcastle counterpart Steve McClaren.

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